Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes 8:1-16

Ecclesiastes 8:1-16 Ecclesiastes 8:1-16 Ecclesiastes 8:1 In his study of the importance and value of wisdom Solomon lands on the major obstacle to wisdom and the fruit of wisdom and that is evil in the world. Faith in God  brings this problem to light because if there...

Ecclesiastes 7:1-29

Ecclesiastes 7:1-29 Ecclesiastes 7:1-29 Ecclesiastes 7:1-2 Solomon next takes up the vanity of man’s wisdom (Ecclesiastes 7:1-8:17), and discuss whether or not wisdom can make life any better. Though wisdom can’t explain all or answer all of our questions, it is still...

Ecclesiastes 6:1-12

Ecclesiastes 6:1-12 Ecclesiastes 6:1-12 Ecclesiastes 6:1-2 This passage continues observations on the emptiness or vanity of materialism. Solomon is writing as a Believer who has pursued happiness and fulfillment apart from God and the difference it makes to live in...

Ecclesiastes 5:1-20

Ecclesiastes 5:1-20 Ecclesiastes 5:1-20 Ecclesiastes 5:1-3 Solomon now turns his attention to worship, an activity above the sun as opposed to his observations so far under the sun, that is in the human realm.  He is calling his readers not make that study...

Ecclesiastes 4:1-16

Ecclesiastes 4:1-16 Ecclesiastes 4:1-16 Ecclesiastes 4:1-3 – This chapter primarily deals with the issues of the abuse and use of power and how we should react to it. Solomon returns to the issue of injustice that was dealt with in Ecclesiastes 3:16-17. In those...